Internships for Students with Disabilities

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The internet can be a very useful tool in locating internships, but it is not the sole answer to your internship search. In addition to checking out the following links, stop by the CDELC to make sure your internships search is on the right track.

AAPD Summer Internship Program – Places eligible students and recent grads who self-identify with any type of disability in summer internships within Congressional offices and federal agencies, as well as non-profit and for-profit organizations in the Washington, DC, area.

Emerging Leaders Internship Program for Students with Disabilities – A highly competitive program that places top college students with disabilities in internships that providie meaningful leadership development and networking opportunities nationwide.

FPU Career Development Job Search Strategies – Learn about the four best job search strategies that work. – Provides a job-seeker portal that connects job seekers with disabilities directly to businesses actively looking to diversify their recruitment pool.

FPU Career Development Internship Information – Use the listings on this page to search for internships if your department/program does not require and/or coordinate internships.

Smithsonian Accessibility Internship Program – A paid internship program at the Smithsonian for young adults with disabilities tailored to interns’ areas of interest.

AAAS Entry Point-STEM for Students with Disabilities – Identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science and some fields of business for internship and co-op opportunities.

U.S. International Council on Disabilities Internship Program – A project to increase disability inclusion in U.S. foreign affairs by supporting future generations of Americans to invest their skills and talents in this field.